Features

  1. Dance Umbrella - Moving London Hundreds - Top Shot  by Barnaby Stone.

    Feature: Get snapping!

    Friday 22 August 2014 by Lucie Sheppard 0 Comments

    With smart phones always to hand, recording fleeting moments has become ever easier. Dance Umbrella & Siobhan Davies Dance invite you to spot choreography in the everyday.. Continue Reading

  2. Aaron Vickers and Lisa Welham in James Cousins' 'There We Have Been' on Waterfront Stage, Latitude. Photo: Ambra Vernuccio

    Feature: On the Waterfront - dance at Latitude 2014

    Wednesday 23 July 2014 by carmel smith

    Ten performances by seven companies, involving 49 performers and 45 production/technical crew - plus a rehearsal studio/barn more used to live stock and an 800 acre site to navigate... Continue Reading

  3. News: PUSH - the making of a modern classic

    Friday 18 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dance critics on why you mustn't miss these last performances & Sylvie Guillem & Russell Maliphant on how it came about... Continue Reading

  4. Thomas Michael Voss - Rebecca Crawley and Adrian Cook in 'Tierra Roja'. Dancing City and the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2014. Photo: Carole Edrich

    News: A Week in Photos

    Thursday 3 July 2014 by Carole Edrich

    Dance photographer and photojournalist Carole Edrich was out and about in Canary Wharf to catch some of the Dancing City performances at the end of last month – and in Nottingham for Youth Dance England… Continue Reading

  5. New English Ballet Theatre dancers in the studio at Sadler's Wells.

    Feature: In the studio with New English Ballet Theatre

    Thursday 19 June 2014 by Symone Keisha

    New English Ballet Theatre are preparing to present a new programme of work at the Peacock Theatre next month. Symone Keisha spent some time with them to find out more about this dynamic young company... Continue Reading

  6. Tess Daley & Claudia Winkleman -the new presenting team for BBC1's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Photo: BBC

    Feature: All change at Strictly

    Wednesday 18 June 2014 by Vikki Jane Vile 0 Comments

    With Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman as joint presenters and several arrivals and departures announced in the professional dancers' line up, Vikki Jane Vile is looking forward to the autumn... Continue Reading

  7. Charleroi Danses 'Kiss & Cry'

    Feature: Win a pair of tickets to see 'Kiss & Cry' at Barbican Theatre

    Tuesday 10 June 2014

    Belgian company Charleroi Danses' production is a stunning blend of live cinematography, digital technology and dance... Continue Reading

  8. ADAD Trailblazer Showcase - Exposure. The Place, 31 May 2014. Photo: Messrs.

    News: ADAD's Trailblazers - on show this weekend

    Wednesday 28 May 2014 by Carole Edrich 0 Comments

    The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora showcase the work of Idrissa Camara, Cindy Claes, Cleo Jahlake and Denise Rowe at The Place on Saturday. Carole Edrich finds out more about the Trailblazer programme... Continue Reading

  9. Dan Edwardes, founder of Parkour Generation. Photo: Rick Senley

    News: What dancers can learn from Parkour…

    Wednesday 23 April 2014 by Lara Hayward 0 Comments

    Lara Hayward reports on Dance UK’s recent conference - Aesthetic Athletes & Dancers: Training and Optimizing Performance Continue Reading

  10. Kali Chandrasegaram (part of programme on 29 March)

    News: Chelsea Arts Collective - creating new spaces for performance

    Wednesday 26 March 2014 0 Comments

    Inspired by the runaway success of GOlive, his first venture into curating a season of dance, journalist Donald Hutera is moving on to a church hall in Chelsea to present three evenings of performance... Continue Reading

  11. Shobana Jeyasingh's 'Bruise Blood'
Dancer: Devaraj Thimmaiah. Photo: Nuno Santos

    Feature: Translocations - academic responses to dance

    Sunday 23 March 2014 0 Comments

    Six academics from King's College London give their response to watching an extract of Shobana Jeyasingh's 'Bruise Blood' in a series of film portraits... Continue Reading

  12. Pilobolus Dance Theatre — 'Shadowland'. 
Photo: Carole Edrich

    News: Behind the Shadowland screens with Pilobolus

    Wednesday 19 March 2014 by Carole Edrich 0 Comments

    “You have to be strong, supple, steady. You need to think of not having bones. Your body has to adopt a soft texture but your muscles are engaged, like water but with staccato strength,” says Lauren Yalango.. Continue Reading

  13. Bolshoi Ballet - 'Jewels - Rubies'. Photo: E.Fetisova.

    Feature: Ballet on the big screen

    Tuesday 18 March 2014 by Graham Watts 0 Comments

    There are two big players beaming ballet live to mass audiences around the world – Pathe Live and the Royal Opera House. Graham Watts compares their different approaches… Continue Reading

  14. JMN Dance at MOVE IT 2014. Image: Chantal Guevara

    News: We get moving at Move It 2014

    Friday 14 March 2014 by Symone Keisha

    Move It took the Grand Hall at Olympia by storm last weekend with a huge number of explosive performances and classes. Symone Keisha had a look at what else it had to offer. The Main Stage commanded the largest … Continue Reading

  15. Kofi Aidoo Appiah - student at Tring Park School. Photo: Brian O' Carroll

    Feature: Balancing aesthetics and athletics

    Wednesday 12 March 2014 by Laura Dodge 0 Comments

    A major conference next month will explore the similarities and differences between dance and aesthetic sports such as figure skating, gymnastics and diving. We find out more from organiser Niamh Morrin... Continue Reading

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